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Ethiopian Lentils with Squidgy Bread

By On August 30, 2017

I love Ethiopian food, but it’s a relatively recent discovery for me. We first went to the wonderful and super friendly Blue Nile in Birmingham a couple of years ago and I… Read More


Nourishing Channa Dal with Kale

By On March 18, 2017

There’s something incredibly comforting and nourishing about  dal, I have so many versions and honestly I think I could eat it everyday. I know, it does take a little while to cook… Read More


Red Lentil and Coconut Dal with Toasted Sunflower Seeds

By On January 16, 2017

My coconut dal is inspired by the amazing fresh coconut based curries I had the great pleasure of eating in Kerala at the end of last year. They use fresh coconut in… Read More

Middle Eastern Rice and Lentils

Middle Eastern Rice and Lentils

By On October 16, 2016

As you know I’m usually all about a super quick meal which can be whipped up in 30 minutes but sometimes I do like to spend a little more time and cook… Read More

Beetroot Risotto with Ancient Grains (Vegan)

Beetroot Risotto with Ancient Grains (Vegan)

By On September 22, 2016

Beetroot beetroot oh how I love you! Your beautiful red juice and gorgeous earthy flavour, I’m such a fan, but you problably know that, right? Beetroot humus, beetroot pancakes, beetroot flapjacks, beetroot… Read More

Carrot and Lentil Curry with Broccoli Rice

Carrot and Red Lentil Curry with Broccoli Rice

By On August 7, 2016

You know how much I love curry right? The other week I met the most amazing lady called Lajina at my workshop who teaches Indian home cooked cookery classes. Since then she… Read More

Speedy Lentil and Bean Chilli with Nachos

Speedy Lentil and Bean Chilli with Nachos

By On May 8, 2016

This is another one of my quick and easy week night dinners which makes hubby Andy very happy. Happy because it’s super tasty, feels a bit naughty and so comforting (although it’s… Read More

Lentil and Veg Coconut Curry

Lentil & Cauliflower Coconut Curry

By On April 24, 2016

I love love love this recipe! All my favourite veggies and Indian flavours in one gloriously delicious bowl of goodness. I’m sure I’ve said it before but Andy and I probably eat… Read More

Harissa Lentils amd Quinoa

Harissa Quinoa and Lentils with Lemony Cashew and Coriander Cream

By On March 6, 2016

I thought I’d take a a few minutes to talk about why I’m writing this blog. Just what does motivate someone to do this crazy thing which takes do much time and… Read More

Warm lentil and Beetroot Salad

Warm Puy Lentil Salad with Beetroot and Hazelnuts

By On December 28, 2015

Are you feeling like you’ve over indulged over Christmas? I feel like I have been for been for weeks! Parties, meals, not so much time for exercising and more wine…unavoidable and fun… Read More

Carrot and lentil salad

Roast Carrot, Lentil and Walnut Salad

By On November 5, 2015

We’ve recently started ordering an organic box again (I’m not actually sure why we stopped) and I look forward to our weekly delivery of interesting organic veg. Because you don’t know 100% what… Read More

Spicy bean soup

Spicy Bean And Lentil Soup

By On September 18, 2015

It’s definitely soup season and there’s nothing I like better than a warming spicy soup with lots of beans and lentils. When I made this soup I was trying to re-create an… Read More

Lentil Stew

Quick Green Lentil Stew with Super Greens

By On September 9, 2015

This is my recipe for quick green lentil stew with super greens, it’s made out of store cupboard and fridge staples and can literally be cooked in 20 minutes. I made this… Read More


Really good Dahl and Raja Monkey Review

By On April 6, 2015

I love curry! And for me one of the best things about living in Birmingham is the vast array of amazing Indian restaurants on my doorstep. My absolute favourite is Raja Monkey,… Read More

Lentil Soup

Satisfying Lentil Soup with Spinach

By On March 24, 2015

I really love this satisfying lentil dhal soup – It’s so delicious and wholesome, I’m sure you’ll love it too. I love the creamy, soothing lentils combined with the earthy spinach and slightly sharp… Read More